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The Hives - best punk albums 1997

These 15 albums from 1997 irrefutably proved that punk was far from dead

1997: All media is declaring the alternative-rock explosion—for which Nirvana lit the fuse—over. This means the commercial pop-punk wave Green Day touched off was...
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10 underrated Dave Grohl cover performances you need to hear

Foo Fighters fans—and fans of Dave Grohl in general—know that he’s a big fan of the cover song. Fact is, Nirvana had a thing...
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15 punk albums from 1993 that embraced contrarianism over prefab rebellion

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on...
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10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know

The '90s were chock-full of absolute icons, and no, we're not referring to the Princess Diana Beanie Baby or JNCO jeans when we say...
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15 punk albums from 1992 that thrived in the era of grunge

The mood of 1992: “We won!” Nirvana’s Nevermind sold by the truckload hourly. All anyone could talk about was alternative rock and grunge. Record...
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10 Sub Pop Records releases that set the stage for modern grunge

When Evergreen State College student Bruce Pavitt began his Subterranean Pop fanzine in the early ’80s, covering American independent bands and recordings, he had...
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Here are 10 shoes where Nike drew inspiration from metal and punk

While most people associate Nike with basketball and hip-hop culture, they’ve taken inspiration from the extreme aesthetics of punk and metal, too. Sure, the...
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Kurt Cobain was as cool as you expected him to be

Michael LaVella has been an active participant in America’s underground music scene most of his life. Starting as a member of Pittsburgh’s first hardcore...

Dum Dum Girls – Too True

Dum Dum Girls Too True Throughout the course of two albums and a slew of EPs, Dum Dum Girls have established themselves as the missing link...

THUMPERS sign with Sub Pop Records

UK band THUMPERS have signed with Sub Pop Records, after touring across Europe with CHVRCHES. The alternative pop band who have released two polished, instrumentally...